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SOMERVILLE, Archibald Weston

April 3, 1940, Port Alberni, BC — April 28, 2018, Kelowna, BC

Archibald Weston Somerville passed away on April 28, 2018 at the age of 78. He is survived by his daughter Kathy (Dan) Somerville of Lumby, BC; sons Wes (Amanda) Somerville of Orgiva, Spain, Wayne (Michelle) Somerville of Kelowna, BC; grandchildren: Tara (Jamie), Marco, Jake, Max, Eli, Celeste, Kayla, Mackenzie (Kane), Madison; great grandchildren: Kai, Aiden, Sage; sister Rita Foster of Calgary, AB; in-laws, nieces, nephews and many many friends. He was predeceased by his wife Delores and parents Wes and Sally Somerville.

Archie grew up in Cranbrook, moved to Vernon and married Delores in 1962. He then moved his family to Kelowna and was employed by McGavins Bakery. Shortly after, Archie started small engine and bicycle repairs and for the next 30 years up until this year, still ran his fix-it shop. Archie collected guitars and enjoyed many jam sessions with his fellow musicians and singers. He enjoyed many camping, fishing and hunting trips all over BC. He enjoyed his family and giving out free hugs. He had a great love for his fellow neighbors while living in the same house for 55 years. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society www.cancer.ca .

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Service: Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Location: Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for SOMERVILLE, Archibald Weston is scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC

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Condolences

  • Barb says:

    My cousin, Archie, We love you and we will miss you and we will miss your hugs. It was always fun to go to your home, and see your fix-it shop out back. Hey Archie, please put the coffee pot on.
    Always great to have a cup of coffee with you, Archie.
    We will miss you at Ruth’s, at our family dinners.
    With all of our love to you and our family, Barb, Jeff, and Ruth.

  • Kathy Price says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Archie. He was such a good man. Always was so kind and gentle. I loved how he always greeted every one with his special wave. He seemed to have friends everywhere he went. He was the first person to introduce my 8 year old son to “the wave”. It was absolutely hilarious. A great man who will be truly missed. Hugs

  • Karen/Kathy Stermer says:

    Archie was a wonderful person who always had a smile and a story to tell. We would like to extend our condolences to all of you in this time of sorrow. Karen/Kathy Stermer

  • John and pam fedor says:

    My god we will miss this man! We share your loss and offer our deepest condolences to you all. Archie was out of the box uniique! There is no way of remembering without smiling because thats who he was..all smiles big hugs funny stories and pure of heart!! It has been such a blessing sharing moments of our lives with him..he has enriched us all!! Rest in peace big guy..we love u and thank you.

  • DARRELL OLIVER says:

    so very sad to hear of the passing of Mr Somerville as i always called him .I have many good memories of him and i going through his shed of bikes getting me parts and helping me with bikes for less fotunate people we always made a good deal i visited often and always enjoyed my time hangin out in the yard lookin at all the stuff he had to show.a better man i will never know rest now sir you will be missed my friend .

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